int/long unification hides bugs

Paul Boddie paul at
Wed Oct 27 09:35:17 CEST 2004

kartik vaddadi <kartick_vaddadi at> wrote in message news:<mailman.5538.1098846078.5135.python-list at>...
> --- Josiah Carlson <jcarlson at> wrote:
> > 
> > Overflow errors are not automated tests.
> why not? they detect bugs.

Yes, but usually not until your expensive space hardware is over (and
subsequently in) the Atlantic Ocean.


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